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Treasuries of commodious conceites

By Partridge, John

subjects: housewifery, domestic medicine, household,

  • 1. The treasurie of / commodious conceites, and / hidden secrets. // Commonly called, / The good hus- / wives closet of provision, for / the health of her houshold. // Meete and necessarie for the pro- / fitable sue of all estates. // Gathered out of sundry experiments / lately practised by men of great know- / ledge: And now the fourth tyme / corrected, and inlarged, with / divers necessary and new additions.
    Richard Johnes   1584
    8o A-E8 G3
    GB:   LB  

    Ornamental border on tp. Individual recipes numbered 'cap 1' - 'cap 18' etc.
    A1v Dedication: 'The Printer to all that covet the practise of good huswifery as well wives as maides'. Written as a poem: ends 'Fare-well'.
    A2 Dedication: 'To the worshipfull Master Richard Wistow. gentleman, one of the assistants of the Companie of the Barbors and Surgions.'
    A3v: The author to his book
    Table [F3v-F4v] to numbered recipes.

    BLC c.122.1.40, see also PR 19425.5

  • 2. — [title as 1584]
    Richard Wistow   Printed for Henry Caw / Anno 1586   1586
    8o A-E8 F4
    GB:   LB  

    Table [F3v-F4v] indexed to numbered recipes.

    BLC c.31.a.15, see also PR 19428

  • 3. — The / Treasurie of hidden / secrets. / Commonlie called, / The Good-huswives closet of provision, / for the health of her household. // Gathered out of sundry experiments, lately practised by men / of great knowledge. And now newly enlarged, with divers necessary / Phisicke helpes, and knowledge of the names and naturall dispo- /sition of diseases, that most commonly happen / to men and women. // Not impertinent for every good Huswife to use in her / house, amongst her own familie.
    I. R.   Edward White   1600 (1653)
    4o A-I4
    GB:   LB  

    See "The Treasurie of commodious conceits" (1584)
    A2 Dedication: To all women that love and professe the practise of goog huswiferie, as well wives as Maydes. (sig R. I. Printer).
    A2v: poem by author.
    Recipes arranged in chapters.

    BLC 1037.e.2, see also PR 19430

  • 4. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
    1608

    Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

    PR 19430.5

  • 5. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
    Eliot's Court Press   E. Brewster, R. Bird   1627

    Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

    PR 19431

  • 6. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
    1633

    Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

    PR 19432

  • 7. — The treasurie of hidden secrets: commonly called, The good-huswiues closet of provision.
    1637

    Sourced from World CAT : Downloadable computer file

    PR 19433

  • 8. — The / Treasury / of / Hidden Secrets, / commonly called, / The good-huswives closet of provision, / for the health of her household. / Gathered out of sundry experiments, lately / practised by men of great knowledge. And now newly / inlarged with divers necessary Physick helps, and knowledge / of the names and disposition of diseases, that most commonly / happen to Men and Women. / Not impertinent for every good Huswife to use in her / House, amongst her own Family.
    Jane Bell   1653
    4o A-H4 I lacking 4
    GB:   LeU(B)  

    A2 Address: To all women that love & professe / the practice of good huswifery, as well wives as maids. Sig'd I.W.: says he printed a Cookery book: The Good Housewives hand-maid for the Kitchen.
    Printed in Black Letter.